Escalations with Iran

Premiere DateJun 18, 2019
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch
00:30 Ross Douthat says please think of the dads
05:36 Morning John with an Iran roundup
45:40 Trump kicked Mulvaney out for coughing
57:52 Credits, “What the Living Do” by Fauvely
59:17 Finish

The rhetoric from both the administration and the New York Times around war with Iran has escalated significantly in the last few days. Also, Trump sees coughing as a sign of weakness, and Ross Douthat thinks dads don’t get enough credit.

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John and Molly Knefel are journalists, writers, and co-hosts of the political podcast Radio Dispatch. John covers foreign policy, criminal justice, civil liberties, and harm reduction, with bylines at…